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DuetStudio Motion Graphics

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1069 Covington St. - Oviedo, Florida - 32765 - United States



ExperienceI have been animating with After Effects for several years now and have a thorough understanding of how to create an eye-catching animation of your information that will be easy to understand. Check out my samples in the demo reel URL.


PERSONAL

John Corbitt
Address: 1069 Covington St., Oviedo, FL 32765
Cell: (727) 417-1859
E-mail: john_corbitt@duetstudio.com
Web Portfolios: http://www.facebook.com/pages/DuetStudio-Illustration/191998680813284
http://www.behance.net/duetstudio
http://vimeo.com/rowdyrobot/videos
http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=47590630&trk=tab_pro

EDUCATION & TRAINING

1985 - 1987: Attended Brevard Community College while seeking A.A. degree
1977 - 1982: Graduate of various U.S.A.F. management training courses
1976 - 1977: Graduate of U.S.A.F. Technical training school of automotive repair
- 1975: Graduate of Santa Rita H.S., Tucson, AZ

CAREER HISTORY

1990 - present: DUETSTUDIO, illustration studio, FL - I began DuetStudio in response to the increasing demand for my freelance illustration work. I have supplied illustration and design for clients like TIME, Esquire, BusinessWeek, Disney’s Family Fun Magazine, Golf Digest, Sports Illustrated, Modern Maturity, Motorola, Coca-Cola, TIME-Warner Books (including illustrations for Tiger Wood's first personally written book), YMCA, The Chicago Tribune, The Independence (large newspaper, London) etc. I have been responsible for all aspects of running a successful business including: self-promotional campaigns, website design and implementation, subcontracting photographers and models, art directing photo-shoots, billing/finance, purchasing, collection, etc. I worked hand-in-hand with local advertising agencies on ad design and illustration. Please note that any gaps in the timeline below were when I was working my freelance studio full-time.

2006-2010: ST. PETERSBURG TIMES newspaper, St. Petersburg, FL - Editorial artist. I created deadline graphics and illustrations on a daily basis using a variety of software.

1997 - 1999: VIRGINIAN-PILOT newspaper, Norfolk, VA - Editorial artist. In addition to the duties outlined below I designed several of the ongoing special sections and new teen section, and redesign the business section. I also began a special activities page for kids called the Christmas Fun Page that ran each Christmas Eve.

1997 - 1997: ORLANDO SENTINEL newspaper, Orlando, FL - I created graphics and illustrations on a daily basis using a variety of software. I trained other artists in the use of Photoshop. I worked one-on-one with news, sports and features designers and editors on page and graphic display.

1994 - 1997: VIRGINIAN-PILOT newspaper, Norfolk, VA - Editorial artist. I created deadline graphics and illustrations on a daily basis using a variety of software. I also designed and created the graphics for the paper's first web site. Some supervisory duties when art director was on vacation included: Organization and assignment of jobs, ordering supplies, meeting with editors in daily planning meetings and suggesting graphic possibilities. I was also responsible for reviewing and purchasing up-to-date Macintosh hardware and software for the art department and preparing the operating and capital budgets. I also trained staff artists in the use of hardware and software.

1987 - 1994: FLORIDA TODAY newspaper, Melbourne, FL - Editorial artist. I created graphics and illustrations on a daily basis. Supervisory duties when art director was on vacation. I was also responsible for reviewing and purchasing Macintosh equipment. My last year was spent on the paper’s first Design/Presentation Desk headed up by Don Wittekind, Graphics Director for the Sun-Sentinel in Ft. Lauderdale.

STYLES & SOFTWARE

CAPABILITIES: I can create realistic, conceptual and cartoon artwork quickly and professionally in several styles and software programs.

2D: Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, many web related programs and utilities.

3D: Cinema 4D, Poser, Mudbox.

MOTION/WEB: After Effects, Flash, Dreamweaver

HONORS

2010: 3 Society of Newspaper Awards of Excellence for my illustration work
2009: 5 Society of Newspaper Awards of Excellence for my illustration work
2008: 2 Society of Newspaper Awards of Excellence for my illustration work
2007: 1 Society of Newspaper Award of Excellence for my illustration work
2003: Evangelical Press Association third place award for Full-Color Original
Art in Physician Magazine, "Building a Marriage Bridge"
1998: Print Magazine Regional Design Annual Award of Excellence
1995: Virginia Press Association award for illustration
EducationI have 20+ years of design experience in illustration, informational graphics, motion graphics and am ready to help you create a business generation video for your company.
SpecialityI specialize in all aspects of 2d animation, including character animation and motion graphics.
Hardware ProficiencyMac all the way
Software ProficiencyAll CS5 products which include After Effects, Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Dreamweaver
and Cinema 4d for 3d graphics.

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